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Centroceras eatonianum Farlow 1875

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Centroceras


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Centroceras eatonianum Farlow
Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.


Corallophila eatoniana (Farlow) T.O.Cho, H.-G.Choi, G.I.Hansen & S.M.Boo Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Centroceras eatonianum Farlow 1875: 373

Published in: Farlow, W.G. (1875). List of the marine algae of the United States, with notes of some new and imperfectly known species. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 10: 351-380.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Centroceras is Centroceras clavulatum (C.Agardh) Montagne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallophila eatoniana (Farlow) T.O.Cho, H.-G.Choi, G.I.Hansen & S.M.Boo

Type information
Neotype locality: Seal Rock near Newport, Oregon, USA (Cho, Choi, Hansen & Boo 2000: 324). Neotype: fig 44: T.O. Cho & G. Hansen; 10 July 1998; Herbarium of Department of Botany, Chungnam National University, Daejon, Korea C00044 (Cho, Choi, Hansen & Boo 2000: 324). Notes: A type specimen was not designated by Farlow (1875). Doty (1947) lectotypified C. eatonium with the collection made by Mr. E. Hall in Oregon (probably Clatsop County) in 1871. However, this material is missing (Cho et al. 2000: 324).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Centroceras eatonianum Farlow)
North America: Oregon (Cho, Choi, Hansen & Boo 2000).

Source of current name
Cho, T.O., Choi, H.-G., Hansen, G. & Boo, S.-M. (2000). Corallophila eatoniana comb. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 39: 323-331.

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